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                   Hugh Arnold pushes the boundaries of classical composition in his large-scale series exploring the liminal relationship between archetypal narrative and subconscious thought.

                   Capturing Olympic-level swimmers as they plunge through dark, and, at times, unforgiving seas, Arnold creates impossible compositions that resemble excerpts from a particularly vivid dream. In three movements, “Agua Vida,” “Agua Nacida,” and “Agua Profunda,” his photographs delve into common themes through uncommon means — love, competition, fear of death, rebirth, affection, strength — possessing the strange quality of being both distinctly familiar and distinctly un-real.  

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